Slow Cooked Black Eyed Peas

Slow Cooked Black-Eyed Peas

Pop these tender peas in the slow cooker and forget about them until dinner!  Slow Cooked Vegetarian Black-Eyed Peas are not just for new years day. They make a healthy stand alone meal or can become a part of other delicious recipes! vegan + gluten free
Course Component, Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Black Eyed Peas Crock Pot, Healthy Black Eyed Peas, How to Make Black Eyed Peas, Slow Cooked Black Eyed Peas, Slow Cooker Black Eyed Peas, Vegan Black Eyed Peas, Vegetarian Black Eyed Peas
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 50 minutes
Servings 5 Cups(ish)
Calories 204kcal
Author Traci York | Vanilla And Bean


  • 1 ½ C (270g) Dried Black Eyed Peas sorted
  • 1 C (140g) Purple/Red Onion medium dice, about one small onion
  • ½ C (70g) Red Bell Pepper small dice, about 1/2 a medium bell
  • ½ C (70g) Green Bell Pepper small dice, about 1/2 a medium bell
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic minced
  • 2 tsp Tabasco
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Liquid Smoke
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 1 Bayleaf
  • 5 C (1.1kg) Vegetable Broth
  • ¼ C (6g) Chopped Parsley for Garnish


  • Measure, rinse and sort through the peas making sure they are free of stones and dirt. Prepare your vegetables by chopping into small dice, about ¼”. Mince the garlic and add all ingredients to the slow cooker, except the parsley. Give the ingredients a good stir, place the lid on the slow cooker, turn it on high and cook for 4 ½ hours.
  • Store in a lidded container in the refrigerator for up to three days or in the freezer for up to two weeks. 


These peas freeze well and can be used in many other recipes.


Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1481mg | Potassium: 678mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1300IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 5mg